SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
TENDER OFFER STATEMENT UNDER SECTION 14(d)(1) OR 13(e)(1)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Amendment No. 6
IRIS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Name of Subject Company (Issuer))
DAPHNE ACQUISITION CORPORATION
An Indirect Wholly Owned Subsidiary of
(Names of Filing Persons (identifying status as offeror, issuer or other person))
COMMON STOCK, PAR VALUE $0.01 PER SHARE
(Title of Class of Securities)
(CUSIP Number of Class of Securities)
Jonathan P. Graham
Senior Vice President - General Counsel
Attila I. Bodi
Vice President and Chief Counsel, M&A
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 800W
Washington, D.C. 20037-1701
(Name, address, and telephone numbers of person authorized to receive notices and communications on behalf of filing persons)
Daniel Wolf, Esq.
David B. Feirstein, Esq.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
601 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
CALCULATION OF FILING FEE
|Transaction Valuation(1)||Amount of Filing Fee(2)|
|(1)||Estimated solely for purposes of calculating the amount of the filing fee. This amount is based on the offer to purchase all 20,557,750 outstanding shares of common stock of IRIS International, Inc. (IRIS), calculated on a fully diluted basis per information provided by IRIS, at a purchase price of $19.50 cash per share, as of September 18, 2012, the most recent practicable date.|
|(2)||Calculated in accordance with Exchange Act Rule 0-11 by multiplying the transaction value by 0.0001146.|
|x||Check the box if any part of the fee is offset as provided by Rule 0-11(a)(2) and identify the filing with which the offsetting fee was previously paid. Identify the previous filing by registration statement number, or the form or schedule and the date of its filing.|
Amount Previously Paid: $45,940.40
|Filing Party: Danaher Corporation|
Form of Registration No.: Schedule TO
|Date Filed: September 20, 2012|
Check the appropriate boxes below to designate any transactions to which the statement relates:
|x||Third-party tender offer subject to Rule 14d-1.|
|¨||Issuer tender offer subject to Rule 13e-4.|
|¨||Going-private transaction subject to Rule 13e-3.|
|¨||Amendment to Schedule 13D under Rule 13d-2.|
Check the following box if the filing is a final amendment reporting the results of the tender offer. ¨
If applicable, check the appropriate box(es) below to designate the appropriate rule provision(s) relied upon:
|¨||Rule 13e-4(i) (Cross-Border Issuer Tender Offer)|
|¨||Rule 14d-1(d) (Cross-Border Third-Party Tender Offer)|
This Amendment No. 6 (this Amendment) to the Tender Offer Statement on Schedule TO (the Schedule TO) amends and supplements the Schedule TO filed by (i) Daphne Acquisition Corporation, a Delaware corporation (Purchaser), and an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation, a Delaware corporation (Parent), and (ii) Parent, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the Shares) of IRIS International, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), at a price of $19.50 per Share net to the seller in cash without interest and less any applicable withholding taxes, if any, upon the terms and conditions set forth in the offer to purchase dated September 20, 2012 (the Offer to Purchase), a copy of which is attached as Exhibit (a)(1)(A), and in the related letter of transmittal (the Letter of Transmittal), a copy of which is attached as Exhibit (a)(1)(B), which, together with any amendments or supplements thereto, collectively constitute the Offer.
All the information set forth in the Offer to Purchase is incorporated by reference herein in response to Items 1 through 9 and Item 11 in this Schedule TO, and is supplemented by the information specifically provided in this Schedule TO.
This Amendment No. 6 is being filed to amend and supplement Items 1, 4 and 12 as reflected below. Capitalized terms used and not otherwise defined in this Amendment shall have the meanings assigned to such terms in the Offer to Purchase or in the Schedule TO.
Items 1 and 4
Items 1 and 4 of the Schedule TO are hereby amended and supplemented by adding the following text thereto:
On October 29, 2012, Parent and Purchaser extended the expiration of the Offer until 5:00 PM, New York City time, on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, unless further extended.
The Depositary has indicated that, as of 5:30 PM, New York City time, on October 29, 2012, approximately 15,807,016 Shares had been validly tendered and not validly withdrawn in the Offer, which represent approximately 86% of the Shares issued and outstanding.
On October 29, 2012, Parent issued a press release announcing the extension of the Offer. The full text of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit (a)(1)(I) and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 12 of the Schedule TO is amended and supplemented by adding the following exhibit:
|Press Release issued by Danaher Corporation, dated October 29, 2012.|
After due inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
|DAPHNE ACQUISITION CORPORATION|
/s/ Robert S. Lutz
|Name:||Robert S. Lutz|
|Title:||Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary|
|Date:||October 29, 2012|
/s/ Frank T. McFaden
|Name:||Frank T. McFaden|
|Title:||Vice President & Treasurer|
|Date:||October 29, 2012|
|(a)(1)(A)||Offer to Purchase, dated September 20, 2012.*|
|(a)(1)(B)||Letter of Transmittal (including Internal Revenue Service Form W-9).*|
|(a)(1)(C)||Notice of Guaranteed Delivery.*|
|(a)(1)(D)||Letter from the Information Agent to Brokers, Dealers, Commercial Banks, Trust Companies and Nominees.*|
|(a)(1)(E)||Letter to Clients for Use by Brokers, Dealers, Commercial Banks, Trust Companies and Nominees.*|
|(a)(1)(F)||Press Release of Danaher Corporation, dated as of September 17, 2012 (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 99.1 to the Schedule TO-C filed by Danaher Corporation with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 17, 2012).*|
|(a)(1)(G)||Summary Advertisement as published on September 20, 2012.*|
|(a)(1)(H)||Press Release of Danaher Corporation, dated as of October 17, 2012.*|
|(a)(1)(I)||Press Release of Danaher Corporation, dated as of October 29, 2012.|
|(a)(5)(A)||Memorandum of Understanding, dated as of October 17, 2012 (incorporated by reference to Exhibit (a)(5)(B) to Amendment No. 3 to the Schedule 14D-9 filed by IRIS International, Inc. with the Securities Exchange Commission on October 17, 2012).*|
|(d)(1)||Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of September 17, 2012, by and among IRIS International, Inc., Danaher Corporation, and Daphne Acquisition Corporation (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 2.1 to the Form 8-K filed by IRIS International, Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 17, 2012).*|
|(d)(2)||Tender and Support Agreement, dated as of September 17, 2012, by and among Danaher Corporation, Daphne Acquisition Corporation and certain stockholders of the Company party thereto (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 99.2 to the Form 8-K filed by IRIS International, Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 17, 2012).*|
|(d)(3)||Confidentiality Agreement, dated as of April 4, 2012, by and between Beckman Coulter, Inc. and IRIS International, Inc.*|